How to Turn Data Management Challenges of Benchmark Reform into Opportunities for New Analytics

The switch from Libor to new benchmarks under the EU’s Benchmarks Regulation presents a huge data management challenge, but also an opportunity to digitise contracts and analyse client relationships. The regulation was passed in December 2015 in the wake of the Libor scandal, and its deadline is December 31, 2021, when Libor will cease to...

 

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Developing Smart Analytics – Firms Seek a New Approach to Business Partnership

Enhanced analytics – or better decision-making information – are one of the key goals of data transformation. However, it is a goal that financial services firms continue to struggle to achieve. Panellists at the recent A-Team Group Data Management Summit in New York City discussed challenges the industry faces and potential approaches to getting analytics...

Taming the Regulatory Beast with Advanced Data Integration Techniques

The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly complex regulatory environment – one that demands an unprecedented level of data access and integration, for which, it seems, the both the industry and its regulators remain surprisingly under-prepared. A recent white paper from JWG and MarkLogic entitled ‘Ready for Digital Regulation?’ predicts that there...

LSEG Technology Makes First Deployment of Millennium Exchange in the Cloud

London Stock Exchange Group’s technology solutions provider, LSEG Technology, has achieved a couple of ‘firsts’, with its Millennium Exchange matching engine being deployed in the cloud and for a digital asset exchange for the first time. The deployment, at 24/7 digital asset exchange AAX, also extends Millennium Exchange’s asset class coverage to crypto currency pairs...

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Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. A potential solution for contractual rights management is the emerging Open...

Adopting AI for Superior Reconciliations

Firms’ reconciliation and exceptions management processes are manually intensive, expensive and prone to error. With rising compliance costs and greater competition narrowing margins in financial services, firms are looking to streamline their reconciliations processes through automation, giving them the opportunity to reduce the number of exceptions they manage and the time it takes to deal...

Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR

The EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which comes into effect in April 2020, is a data-heavy transaction reporting regulation along the lines of MiFIR and EMIR, but has a significant reference data element as well. The regulation is extensive, with some 150 data fields in its mandatory regulatory reports, a dozen of which will...

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Data Lineage

Data lineage traces data from source to destination, noting every move the data makes and taking into account any changes to the data during its journey for full traceability. It is critical to regulatory compliance and offers numerous business and operational benefits. Read all about what it is, who it impacts, what the challenges and potential solutions are, as well as review our latest content on the topic and a list of solutions providers.

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Regulatory reporting comprises the submission of raw or formatted data as required by regulators to evaluate and track the financial and operational status of financial institutions and their compliance with required regulatory provisions. Find out all about it in our Knowledge Hub.

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